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Blood In Food Should I Get Tested

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Will Donate! Blood in Refrigerated Food

I just ate a wrap that I think had blood on it and was refrigerated (which I'm worried preserved the HIV). After eating the first half I noticed a small blood smear on the second half of the wrap along the cut line. I am really worried. This...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Relax Max. Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. HIV doesn't survive very long at all outside the body, even if kept in the refrigerator! It's a virus -- frevinsakes! -- not a banana cream pie!Dr. Bob Read more »

Oraquick Advance Test Confusion (RELIABILITY OF ORAQUICK TESTS, 2009)

Dr BobI tested negative using the Oraquick Advance HIV 1/2 rapid test. I started reading some... Read more »

Blood on Cup?

Thank you for reading.I was recently at a nearby store, and was going to get coffee. My hands are... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FDA: Abbott Recalls Some HIV Blood Screening Tests

... The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday that Abbott Laboratories has recalled some HIV blood tests after customers complained of Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Drug Level Testing

... What Is Drug Level Testing? How Can TDM Help? Does TDM Work for All HIV Drugs? Difficulties With TDM When Can TDM Help? Future Directions Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...costly and used less often than antibody tests. There is also a new combination virus/antibody test that was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in June 2010. Since the test detects the virus in addition to antibodies to HIV, it... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Indiana: Elkhart Hospital Accused of Violating Blood Rules

...of 2008, Losasso acknowledged. EGH's only mistake was in allowing the HCV-positive donor to donate again five months after testing, rather than waiting for the six months required by federal regulations, Losasso said. However, FDA officials said... Read more »
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HIV via infected food!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Unprotected sexual intercourse, used syringes, and blood transfusion ..But I have one question: Could HIV transmis via contaminated food ? When I was having lunch in the restaurant, and I went to toilet, left my food uncared, as I went back,... Read more »

saliva test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...How accurate are the saliva tests? I hear both on them...yet some HIV clinics only use them as their testing methods. Thanks! :) Read more »

ALL HUMAN BLOOD TESTS HIV POSITIVE !

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...ALL human blood tests HIV positive. THat's why it has to be diluter 51 times just for an antibody test. The disclaimer on the ELISA, The Western Read more »

NAT testing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Does anyone know anything about Nucleic Acid Testing (NAT) I was told that blood banks use it to seek the virus in donated Blood. How effective is it? I have had numberous negitive Read more »